About Me


Name: Daniël Nelson

Nationality: Dutch

Born: 15-08-1999

Speaks: English & Dutch (Intermediate French)

Lives in: London

My blog: www.nelsonsyear.com

Instagram: @danielnelson_official


Awards and Certificates:

Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 (Natural History Museum)

1st place in the Swarovski Optik Photo Competition

1st place in the Photobition-2nd Online Photo Exhibition

3rd place in the Living Planet Photography Competition

Finalist in the 20th edition of the Montphoto Contest

Advanced Open Water Diver Certificate


About Me:

Daniël Nelson is a Dutch freelance photojournalist. He has done photographic assignments for organisations such as the World Wildlife Fund, African Parks and Peace Parks. In 2017, he was awarded the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award by the London Natural Museum. In 2017, Daniël did a TransAfrica trip where he hitchhiked from Amsterdam to Cape Town using public transportation. He has also been sponsored by Canon and NomadTravel. Currently he is doing a B.A. in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University of Arts London.


For inquiries or questions please contact: photographydanielnelson@gmail.com